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  • News: Google amps up assault on adware

    Google yesterday said that 1 in 20 personal computers is infected with what it called an "ad injector" as it previewed a few factoids from research it will publish in just over a month.

  • News: ARM fades from Windows PCs and tablets, but grows in Chromebooks

    You win some, you lose some. Microsoft this week dropped support for ARM processors from its Surface tablets with the Surface 3, but adoption of the chip architecture in Chromebooks is growing.

  • News: Chef serves up devops for the enterprise

    If every business is now a software business, as the saying goes, then many companies might benefit by automating their routines for creating and updating the software that keeps them in business.

  • News: Over 100,000 devices can be used to amplify DDoS attacks via multicast DNS

    Over 100,000 devices have a misconfigured service called multicast DNS that accepts requests from the Internet and can potentially be abused to amplify distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.

  • News: Oracle bolsters Marketing Cloud to show CMOs the big picture

    It's a common theme that spans functional areas within the organization: data remains stuck in silos, making it all but impossible for decision-makers to get a glimpse at the big picture. Zeroing in on marketers' experience of this problem, Oracle on Wednesday rolled out several enhancements to its Marketing Cloud designed to help companies develop a more holistic view of their customers.

  • News: Palo Alto service to flag particularly evil security attacks

    Palo Alto Networks is introducing a service that tips customers off when it discovers unique or particularly dangerous attacks against their networks, giving them a heads up that perhaps they are the targets of particularly resourceful, dedicated adversaries.

  • News: Flickr lets photographers set their work free with Public Domain, CC0 tags

    Because not every picture needs to turn a profit, Flickr is making it easier for photographers to distribute their work with no strings attached.

  • News: Obama authorizes sanctions against hackers

    U.S. President Barack Obama has signed an executive order authorizing the U.S. government to impose sanctions on people, organizations and governments that partake in "malicious cyber-enabled activities" that harm the country.

  • News: AWS targets interrupted sessions with virtual desktops upgrade

    Amazon Web Services has made its WorkSpaces virtual desktops less annoying to use with a feature that resumes the previous session after it detects an interruption.

  • News: Is it safe to use public Wi-Fi networks?

    Wi-Fi has significantly changed the way we work and play, enabling us to interact with the digital world from anywhere in the physical world. Furthermore, free Wi-Fi access is on the rise, from local coffee shops to international restaurant chains. However, the convenience of free Wi-Fi comes with some real threats, from computer viruses to identity theft.

  • News: How to stream Major League Baseball games to all your favorite devices

    Major League Baseball is ahead of the game when it comes to live streaming, offering an excellent solution with its MLB.TV package and mobile app. It promises you nearly every game of the 2015 season on just about any device you can think of: phones, tablets, streaming devices, and even gaming consoles like the Xbox and PlayStation.

  • News: As Uber cries foul in Europe, EC advises it to first follow the law

    Uber Technologies needs to operate within existing laws, the European Commission said on Wednesday giving an update about complaints filed by the U.S. taxi hailing company against EU governments.

  • News: All the news that's fit to squish -- on a smartwatch

    It was probably inevitable: The New York Times announced Tuesday it will produce one-sentence stories and other content on various topics for the Apple Watch, the day the device first goes on sale on April 24.

  • News: VidiPath technology promises to make pay-TV streaming seamless and painless

    For years television broadcasters have promised to deliver their content to all the screens in your home, but TV Everywhere has largely gone nowhere. Despite a proliferation of apps and websites that extend broadcast and pay TV content to mobile devices, the dream has turned into a nightmare for many consumers, thanks to service restrictions, subscriber authentication problems, and a host of other issues. That may change, however, with the arrival of VidiPath, a new wireless standard that allows you to stream content directly to your devices from your service provider's set-top box.

  • News: First look: Microsoft's Azure App Services sweeten cloud development

    In early March I reviewed the AWS Mobile SDK, Google Firebase, and Microsoft Azure Mobile Services, the mobile back-end service offerings of the three major public clouds. The Microsoft option was a pleasant surprise. I was struck by Microsoft's thoughtful implementation of mobile services and the respect with which the Azure Mobile Services team addressed the needs of app developers without imposing on the choice of solution; thus, we awarded it an Editor's Choice.

  • News: Microsoft upgrades JavaScript, Visual Studio development tools

    Microsoft is making more accommodations for developers in both the JavaScript and Visual Studio realms, including promoting the development of "universal experiences."

  • News: Comcast denies ever being approached for Apple's rumored streaming TV service

    A streaming TV service from Apple is once again rumored to be in the cards, as it has been at various times during the last five or so years. But this latest outbreak of speculation, which began with a March 17 Wall Street Journal report , is

  • News: Smaller, lower-priced Microsoft Surface 3 tablet coming in May

    Microsoft has announced that its Surface 3 tablet will be available to purchase in stores from 5 May 2015 and on pre-order from today. Its price tag is $699 for the entry level model, and it's a tablet that's designed to appeal to those of you who want a smaller (and of course, cheaper) alternative to the Surface Pro. It runs a full, 64-bit version of Windows 8.1.

  • News: Check Point unveils three-year-old cyber espionage campaign

    Security analysts from Check Point have released a report detailing the discovery of a long-running cyber espionage campaign targetingr defence contractors, telcos and educational institutions.

  • News: Women want more senior female role models in a male dominated environment: FITT

    Women in ICT believe there needs to be more females in senior or management roles, especially since IT is such a male dominated industry. That was the key finding from the Females in IT and Telecommunications' (FITT) latest annual corporate diversity report in Australia.

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